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George Glenn Tyrone

Services for George Glenn Tyrone, of Monticello, were 11 a.m.Saturday, April 4, at Wanilla Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Tyrone, 75, died April 2, 2009, at Ridgeland HospiceMinistries. He was born in Lawrence County on Feb. 21, 1934, toWalter Tyrone and Myrtice Keene Tyrone.

He worked in the forestry industry with Franklin Timber Company.He was a member of Wanilla Baptist Church, where he served asdeacon and on numerous committees at the church. He was apipeliner, an avid outdoorsman, member of USDA Farm Service Agencyand vice chairman of its county operating committee.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brother, CeolinTyrone; and his sons, Ricky Lynn Tyrone and George Glenn TyroneJr.

Survivors are his wife, Gladys D. Tyrone; his son, Randy Tyroneand wife, Melinda, of Baton Rouge, La.; his daughter, Susie Mannand husband, Logan, of Byram; his daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Martinand husband, Greg, of Monticello; his grandson, Travis Tyrone; hisgranddaughters, Jessica Mann and Kayla Mann; and his sisters, MaryGay Miller, of Clinton, and Sandra Kay Lambert, of Monticello.